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Friday, July 21, 2017

4 Fridas, learning to Loosen Up. PPF

Challenges on Daily Paint Works

Happy Birthday Month, Frida Kahlo!

The challenge was to paint the same subject 4 times on one sheet of paper, divided up into 4 sections. Each time, loosen up, get sketchy. I learned a lot. Each time I used a bigger brush. Acrylic paint. The last two were done using a 1 inch angle brush. It is easier to get loose if you paint larger, I think.


I then cut up the individual pictures, and reworked most of them.
Also made one more. 


ACEO Size.

When the eyes gave me trouble, I just closed them.  LOL.

This was my favorite, and I did not have to fix her at all.

Hands are not my favorite part of the body to paint.

Her nose looks large, but the photo I worked from was sort of like that.




6 comments:

  1. Nice! your favourite is also my favourite

    Happy PPF

    Much love...

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  2. Lovely Fridas! Happy PPF, hugs, Valerie

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  3. beautiful Frida portraits. Happy PPF!

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  4. These are great!! Love the texture too.. wonderful Fridas!

    Hugs Giggles

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  5. Ohhh these are fabulous! Each one really captures her.

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  6. She is such a fabulous character to paint...I think your favourite is mine too...wonderful work....great lesson...visiting from ppf, number 12...xx

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